Feeling Less Than
Day 31 -Tiferet of Hod: Compassion in Humility
Examine if your humility is compassionate. Does my humility cause me to be self-contained and anti-social or does it express itself in empathy for others. Is my humility balanced and beautiful? Or is it awkward? Just as humility brings compassion, compassion can lead one to humility. If you lack humility, try acting compassionately, which can help bring you to humility.
Exercise for the day: Express a humble feeling in an act of compassion.
Excerpt from The Spiritual Guide to Counting the Omer, by Simon Jacobson. ©Copyright The Meaningful Life Center, 2013. All rights reserved
It has not been the best of weeks in how I’m feeling. Even with interviews happening, I still have nothing concrete, and that is unsettling. An interview I had high hopes for I have the gut feeling I will not be called back for the next part of the process. That is upsetting: I know I did the best I could, and while some will say that is all you can do, they may not be in the situation I find myself in.
Yes, this is a recurring theme for me on this blog and what I talk about with my friends. I wish I could do the attitude adjustment I so desperetly need to get through all this. People see strength in me that I just don’t really feel all the time.
So…in this space…
Dear God, please let me find my head above these dark clouds.
There are others who I have that prayer for as well.
I’m also trying to wrap my head around the concept of compassion & humility as expressed above. Today may not be that day that it happens.
Posted on April 26, 2013, in Despair, Family, Fear, Friends, Grief, Loneliness, Meditations, Mindfulness, Prayers, Psalms, Spiritual, Therapy, Transformation and tagged anxiety, concern, counseling, Fear, focus, frustration, giving thanks, God, hope, jobless, jobs, Loneliness, mental health, patience, searching for work, Talking to God, unempolyment. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.